The number of work-related visas are limited therefore individuals seeking employment-based visas in Central Florida depend on direction and support that only an experienced immigration attorney can provide.Orlando attorneys Eric Lanigan and Roddy Lanigan, Lanigan and Lanigan, P.L., provide immigration assistance and work with multinational corporations and foreign nationals with immigration needs.
The Number of Work Related Visas Are Limited
There are a restricted number of visas provided annually in the U.S. They’re preference-based and because they are difficult to obtain, it’s important to know the basics before applying.
EB-5 Visa for Investors Who Create Jobs
- Employment creation through investments
EB-4 Visa for Special Immigrants
- Retired employees of international organizations
- Current and former employees of the U.S. Government at overseas locations.
- Religious workers working with or for a religious organization in the U.S.
EB-3 Visa for Skilled or Professional Workers
- Professionals with a B.A. or B.S. who may not qualify for a higher preference or category
- Certain skilled workers with a minimum of two years training and experience
- Other workers with certain circumstances that allow for less than two years’ experience or training
EB-2 Visa for Professionals with Advanced Degrees or Persons with Exceptional Ability
- Exceptional ability in the sciences, business or arts
- Members of certain identified professions who hold advanced degrees or their equivalent
EB-1 Visa for Priority Workers
- Labor certifications aren’t required for EB-1 visa categories. A job offer to the foreign national is required only for outstanding professors/researchers and multinational managers/executives, i.e., EB 1.2 and EB 1.3
- Outstanding researchers and professors
- Certain multinational managers and executives
- Extraordinary ability in the sciences, business, athletics, education, or arts